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Sylva sylvarum; or, A natural history, in ten centuries. Whereunto is newly added, The history natural and experimental of liee [sic] and death; or, Of the prolongation of life (1670)

Author: Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626; Rawley, William, 1588?-1667; Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626. New Atlantis. English. 1670; Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626. Articles of enquiry touching metals and minerals. English. 1669; Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626. Historia vitae et mortis. English. 1669; Derby, Edward Smith Stanley, Earl of, 1775-1851 (bookplate); Derby, Edward George Geoffrey Smith Stanley, Earl of, 1799-1869 (bookplate); Spedding, James, 1808-1881 (autograph)
Volume: 2
Subject: Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626; Natural history
Publisher: London, Printed by J.R. for VVilliam Lee, and are to be sold by George Sawbridg, Francis Tyton, John Martin, Thomas Vere, Randolph Taylor, Edward Thomas, Thomas Passenger, Nevil Symmons, Robert Clavel, William Crook, Charles Smith, William Cadman, and James Magnes ...
Language: English
Call number: AHI-1453
Digitizing sponsor: University of Toronto
Book contributor: Fisher - University of Toronto
Collection: thomasfisher; toronto
Notes: pages 17-22 appear to be missing.

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"The life of ... Francis Bacon ...", "Articles of enquiry, touching metals and minerals ..." and "History natural and experimental of life and death ..." have each separate paging and special t.p.; the last two dated 1669

Errors in paging

Gibson 179b, variant

Wing B331A, variant

RBSC copy: Vol. 1, port., added engr. t.p. dated 1669, dedication (prelim. p. [3-4], "Table of chief matter" ([18] p.), "His Lordships usual receipt for the gout" [1] p.) and v. 2, p. 17-22, wanting. Vol. 2, "To the reader" (prelim. p. [3-4]) bound before the text instead of before the preface to "The history of life and death". Bound in 2 vols. With two bookplates of the Earls of Derby (Edward Smith Stanley the 13th Earl, and Edward George Geoffrey Smith Stanley, the 14th Earl [Franks 27891]?). With the autograph of James Spedding


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